Chapel of the Black Penitents

  • Historic site and monument
  • Religious heritage
  • Chapel
  • Neo-Classical
Chemin Saint-Michel Les Aires Saint Michel 13400 Aubagne
Religious heritage, of Neoclassical style.
The penitents were laymen and more simply inhabitants of Aubagne who wished to gather in a brotherhood.
In 1551, the Black Penitents obtained permission to meet in part of the Saint-Michel chapel.

The 18th century was the period of prosperity of the brotherhoods. Important works carried out after the transformation of the chapel into a hospital during the Plague of 1721, mark with brilliance this splendid period.

The sacristy dates from 1728 and the vestry from 1784. The...

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Chapel of the Black Penitents
Chemin Saint-Michel Les Aires Saint Michel 13400 Aubagne

Environment

  • Town location
  • In the historic centre
Updated on 17 August 2022 at 17:24
by Office de Tourisme du Pays d’Aubagne et de l’Étoile
(Offer identifier : 5539379)
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